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Can Haematology Blood Tests at Time of Diagnosis Predict Response to Neoadjuvant Treatment in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer?

Ramsay, G., Ritchie, D. T., MacKay, C., Parnaby, C., Murray, G. & Samuel, L., Oct 2019, In : Digestive Surgery. 36, 6, p. 495–501 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoadjuvant Therapy
Hematologic Tests
Hematology
Rectal Neoplasms
Area Under Curve
Open Access
File
Publications
Patient Care Management
Morbidity
Colorectal Surgery
Critical Pathways

Is Liver Ultrasound Useful as Part of the Surveillance Strategy following Potentially Curative Colorectal Cancer Resection?

Schneider, J., Koullouros, M., MacKay, C., Ramsay, G., Parnaby, C. & Stevenson, L., Feb 2019, In : Digestive Diseases. 37, 3, p. 234-238 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Neoplasms
Tomography
Liver
Mortality
Recurrence

Meta‐analysis of laparoscopic transcystic versus transcholedochal common bile duct exploration for choledocholithiasis

Bekheit, M., Smith, R., Ramsay, G., Soggiu, F., Ghazanfar, M. & Ahmed, I., Jun 2019, In : BJS Open. 3, 3, p. 242-251 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Choledocholithiasis
Common Bile Duct
Odds Ratio
Bile
Length of Stay
9 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing surgical mortality in Scotland by use of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist

Ramsay, G., Haynes, A. B., Lipsitz, S. R., Solsky, I., Leitch, J., Gawande, A. A. & Kumar, M., Jul 2019, In : British Journal of Surgery. 106, 8, p. 1005-1011 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Checklist
Safety
Mortality
Information Services
Open Access
Hospital Mortality
Emergencies
Mortality
Scotland
Morbidity
2018
9 Citations (Scopus)

An evidence-based treatment algorithm for colorectal polyp cancers: Results from the Scottish Screen-detected Polyp Cancer Study (SSPoCS)

Richards, C. H., Ventham, N. T., Mansouri, D., Wilson, M., Ramsay, G., MacKay, C. D., Parnaby, C. N., Smith, D., On, J., Speake, D., McFarlane, G., Neo, Y. N., Aitken, E., Forrest, C., Knight, K., McKay, A., Nair, H., Mulholland, C., Robertson, J. H., Carey, F. A. & 2 others, Steele, R. J. C. & The Scottish Surgical Research Group, Feb 2018, In : Gut. 67, 2, p. 299-306 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyps
Colorectal Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Residual Neoplasm
Therapeutics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Emergency general surgery in the United Kingdom: A lot of general, not many emergencies, and not much surgery

Ramsay, G., Wohlgemut, J. M. & Jansen, J. O., 30 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 3, p. 500-506 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
National Health Programs
Scotland
Cholecystitis
Mortality

Patient consent in the post-Montgomery era: A national multi-speciality prospective study

Knight, S. R., Pearson, R., Kiely, C., Lee, G., MacDonald, A. J., Macdonald, A., the Scottish Surgical Research Collaborative (SSRG) & Joy, M., 10 Oct 2018, In : Surgeon. 17, 5, p. 277-283 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Prospective Studies
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Urology
Consultants
6 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Single cell analysis of kynurenine and System L amino acid transport in T cells

Sinclair, L. V., Neyens, D., Ramsay, G., Taylor, P. M. & Cantrell, D. A., 17 May 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 11 p., 1981.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Amino Acid Transport System L
Single-Cell Analysis
Kynurenine
T-cells
Systems Analysis
Open Access
Emergencies
Demography
General Hospitals
Scotland
International Classification of Diseases
3 Citations (Scopus)

The prevalence of sarcopaenia in a vascular surgical patient cohort and its impact on outcome

Heard, R., Black, D., Ramsay, G., Scott, N. & Hildebrand, D., Dec 2018, In : Surgeon. 16, 6, p. 325-332 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Vessels
Body Composition
Mortality
Hospital Records
Vascular Diseases

Variability in the prescribing of intravenous fluids: A cross sectional multicentre analysis of clinical practice

Ramsay, G., Baggaley, A., Vaughan Shaw, P. G., Soltanmohammadi, E., Ventham, N., Guat Shi, N., Pearson, R., Knight, S. R., Forde, C. T., Moore, N., Kilkenny, J., Clement, K. D., Kumar, M. & Scottish Surgical Research Group, Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Surgery . 51, p. 199-204 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrolytes
Cross-Sectional Studies
Medical Schools
Intravenous Administration
Multicenter Studies
2017
17 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Prognostic Value of Computed Tomography: Measured Parameters of Body Composition in Primary Operable Gastrointestinal Cancers

Black, D., MacKay, C., Ramsay, G., Hamoodi, Z., Nanthakumaran, S., Park, K. G. M., Loudon, M. & Richards, C. H., Aug 2017, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 24, 8, p. 2241-2251 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Body Composition
Tomography
Survival
Sarcopenia
9 Citations (Scopus)

Students' participation in collaborative research should be recognised

STARSurg Collaborative, Mar 2017, In : International Journal of Surgery . 39, p. 234-237 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of trainee research collaboratives in the UK

Nepogodiev, D., Chapman, S. J., Kolias, A. G., Fitzgerald, J. E., Lee, M., Blencowe, N. S. & National Surgical Research Collaborative, Apr 2017, In : The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology. 2, 4, p. 247-248 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015
29 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Intestinal intraepithelial lymphocyte activation promotes innate antiviral resistance

Swamy, M., Abeler-Dörner, L., Chettle, J., Mahlakõiv, T., Goubau, D., Chakravarty, P., Ramsay, G., Reis e Sousa, C., Staeheli, P., Blacklaws, B. A., Heeney, J. L. & Hayday, A. C., 19 May 2015, In : Nature Communications. 6, 12 p., 7090.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Lymphocytes
lymphocytes
Lymphocyte Activation
Antiviral Agents
interferon
25 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Colonic Neoplasms
Blood Vessels
Lymph Nodes
Survival
Disease-Free Survival
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

A national survey of attitudes to research in Scottish General Surgery Trainees

Roxburgh, C. S., Richards, C. H., O'Neill, S., Ramsay, G., Velineni, R., Robson, A. J., Watt, D. G., Mittapalli, D., Milburn, J. A., Robertson, A. G., Jamieson, N. B. & Scottish Surgical Research Group, 1 Feb 2014, In : Scottish Medical Journal. 59, 1, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Surveys and Questionnaires
Organized Financing
Scotland
Consultants
3 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of the Scottish Bowel Cancer Screening Programme on patient and tumour characteristics at a single centre

MacKay, C., Ramsay, G., Rafferty, A. & Loudon, M., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 20, 1, p. 7-11 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
Colonic Neoplasms
Referral and Consultation
Colorectal Neoplasms
Neoplasms
2013
14 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of outcome using a levator sparing technique of abdominoperineal excision of rectum and anus. Cylindrical ELAPE is not necessary in all patients

Ramsay, G., Parnaby, C., Mackay, C., Hanlon, P., Ong, S. & Loudon, M., Nov 2013, In : European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 39, 11, p. 1219-1224 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anal Canal
Rectum
Recurrence
Chemoradiotherapy
Rectal Neoplasms

B3 core biopsy suspicious of a papilloma: how should we proceed?

Dawson, A. G., Ramsay, G. & Gagliardi, T., 31 Oct 2013, In : International Journal of Surgery . 11, 8, p. 610 1 p., 1343.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Complications after laparoscopic and open subtotal colectomy for inflammatory colitis: A case-matched comparison

Parnaby, C. N., Ramsay, G., Macleod, C. S., Hope, N. R., Jansen, J. O. & Mcadam, T. K., Nov 2013, In : Colorectal Disease. 15, 11, p. 1399-1405 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colectomy
Colitis
Length of Stay
Laparoscopy
Patient Readmission
1 Citation (Scopus)

Immediate implant-based breast reconstruction using bovine pericardium (Veritas®) for optimal tissue regeneration

Dawson, A., Ramsay, G., McKay, C. & Chaturvedi, S., 30 Apr 2013, In : Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 95, 3, p. 222-222 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Use of a Wound Protector as a Self Retaining Skin Retractor for Skin Sparing Mastectomy and Immediate Reconstruction

Chaturvedi, S. & Ramsay, G., 15 Apr 2013, In : Tropical Medicine and Surgery. 1, 2, 3 p., 1000112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Mastectomy
Skin
Wounds and Injuries
Dissection
Breast
2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

Does the location of colorectal carcinoma differ between screened and unscreened populations?

Mackay, C. D., Ramsay, G., Rafferty, A. & Loudon, M. A., Oct 2012, In : Colorectal Disease. 14, 10, p. e689-e691 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Neoplasms
Population
Neoplasms
Transverse Colon
Occult Blood

Ectopic gynaecomastia on the inner aspect of the thigh in an otherwise healthy man

Ramsay, G., Dawson, A. & Chaturvedi, S., 10 Dec 2012, In : Journal of Surgical Case Reports. 2012, 12, 2 p., rjs025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Thigh
Nipples
Lipoma
Human Milk
General Practitioners
1 Citation (Scopus)

Urgency of referral and its impact on outcome in patients with colorectal cancer

Ramsay, G., MacKay, C., Nanthakumaran, S., Craig, W. L., McAdam, T. K. & Loudon, M. A., Jul 2012, In : Colorectal Disease. 14, 7, p. e375-e377 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Neoplasms
Referral and Consultation
Neoplasms
Primary Health Care
Triage
2011

Advancing the flexible nurse cystoscopy remit

Ramsay, G., Forsyth, I. & Gunn, I. G., 2011, In : Urology News. 15, 4, p. 20-22 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A prospective comparison of outcomes in a case-matched population of primary vs. revisional laparoscopic fundoplication: further support for patient centred outcomes

Craig, W., Ramsay, G., Davies, P., Scrimgeour, D. & Krukowski, Z. H., 2011, Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons Conference News.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Improved central line management, facilitated by audit, potentially reduces line sepsis

Ramsay, G., Dawson, A. & Craig, W., 2011, In : International Journal of Surgery . 9, 7, p. 539 1 p., 0484.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Mountain bike trauma attending a rural emergency department

Ramsay, G. & Sedgwick, D., 2011, In : International Journal of Surgery . 9, 7, p. 536 1 p., 0448.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2009

Do not attempt resuscitation decisions and their potential pitfalls

Ramsay, G., 12 Sep 2009, In : BMA News.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting mortality and uptake of renal replacement therapy in patients with stage 4 chronic kidney disease

Conway, B., Webster, A., Ramsay, G., Morgan, N., Neary, J., Whitworth, C. & Harty, J., 1 Jun 2009, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 24, 6, p. 1930-1937 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renal Replacement Therapy
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Mortality
Primary Health Care
Nephrology
2007
81 Citations (Scopus)

Risk prediction in patients presenting with suspected cardiac pain: The GRACE and TIMI risk scores versus clinical evaluation

Ramsay, G., Podogrodzka, M., McClure, C. & Fox, K. A. A., 1 Jan 2007, In : QJM. 100, 1, p. 11-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain
Emergencies
Myocardial Infarction
Chest Pain
ROC Curve